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MDAC Now Accepting

Applications for Specialty Crop Block Grant

JACKSON, Miss. – Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce


Mr. John Purvis

February 2024 Health Achiever

Submitted by: Regina Boykins, MSU Extension, Humphreys County

With a new year, we once again recognize February as Heart Health Awareness month. We also get the privilege of hearing from a local Humphreys County citizen who shares their heart attack survival story. They share how each day; they learn how to wisely navigate through life while living with heart disease.


MS House Weekly Summary - Rep. James-Jones

By Representative Timaka L. James-Jones

This was the sixth week of the 2024 Legislative Session. House members had a busy week full of committee meetings. The deadline for the introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments is Monday, February 19, so members will remain busy over the next few weeks deciding which drafted bills will make it onto the House floor.



Dear Toni,

My husband, Jason, is a Vietnam Veteran and never enrolled in Medicare Part B because he uses the VA for his medical care.